'This was for my daughter': Canberra's Michael Matthews shines to win stage of the Tour de France

David Polkinghorne
By David Polkinghorne
Updated July 17 2022 - 7:03am, first published July 16 2022 - 3:37pm
Canberra's Michael Matthews produces a stunning victory in the Tour de France. Picture: Getty Images

This was for his daughter. It had been five years since his last Tour de France victory and even Michael Matthews had started to think he was the almost-man of cycling.

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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Sports journo

Covering the Raiders, Cavalry, cycling and racing, plus everything else that involves sport in the ACT, for The Canberra Times. Basically I love sport and watching it is a full-time job. Email: david.polkinghorne@canberratimes.com.au